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pour

[ pawr, pohr ]
/ pɔr, poʊr /
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verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
noun
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Origin of pour

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English pouren; origin uncertain

OTHER WORDS FROM pour

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH pour

pause, paws, pores, pours
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British Dictionary definitions for pour

pour
/ (pɔː) /

verb
noun
a pouring, downpour, etc

Derived forms of pour

pourer, noun

Word Origin for pour

C13: of unknown origin

usage for pour

The verbs pour and pore are sometimes confused: she poured cream over her strudel; she pored (not poured) over the manuscript
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Other Idioms and Phrases with pour

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